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a shout out to the troops overseas serving. my brother was in the first iraq war and certainly that's something i was thinking about and i know a lot of other people were as well. >> so does that suggest they don't really want to talk about afghanistan? do you think you are seeing that from the democrats, because troops are coming home, jeff? >> i don't think it's a concession at all. we have a limited amount of time. the number one issue is jobs and the economy. that's what mitt romney has made this campaign about which i think is exactly the right thing to do and that's what they stay focused on. if you saw the theme it was about jobs, about the economy, and about president obama's record or lack thereof on job improvements. okay, how does the president thread the needle of talking about afghanistan without appearing to be driving the focus away from the bad economy? >> i think two things. first, i think most people understand that the job is multifaceted. it's not like mitt romney didn't bring up foreign issues, he brought up cuba, russia, a lot of places without talking about af
. >>> new this morning, president obama amarking the second anniversary of the end of the iraq war in his weekly address. >> while the war itself remains a source of controversy here at home. one thing will never be in doubt. the members of our armed forces are patriots in every sense of the world. they met every mission and performed every task that was asked of them with precision and commitment and skill. >> the president spent friday at fort bliss in texas praising soldiers for their work in defeating saddam hussein and helping rebuild iraq. >>> have you ever noticed how hard it is to pin anyone down with their prediction for the election? well, in office politics at the time i did just that. richard wolffe, though he did it und under duress. >> if you are alex witness, putting a gun to my head right now -- >> where's my gun. >> and saying, make a call, i would say obama by 2 points. but, this is where i push the gun away and say but, in a two-point election, anything can happen. comes down to turnout and comes down to the dynamic of the last couple of weeks as well. you know, one thi
for the war in iraq. we voted for ed i care part d. ted kennedy sponsored no child left behind. we didn't say, we want this president to fail so we're not going to cooperate. we tried to help him in his major initiatives. you republicans haven't done the same. you've tried to torpedo barack obama from day one. >> i like difference of opinion stress expressioned like this. i wish you guys could be models for capitol hill. >> ed rundell is smart and a great man. >> we're both penn guys. >> that's right. >>> well, the president paused from the campaign trail too deliver his weekly address. today he marked 11 years since the september 11th attacks and talked about u.s. security now. >> instead of pulling back from the world we've strengthened our alliances while improving our security here at home. as americans, we refuse to live in fear. today a new tower rises above the new york skyline, and our country is stronger, safer, and more respected in the world. >> on the heels of that, in today's "office politics," my conversation with evan coleman, he talks about the extent to which terrorists are l
, president obama's marking the second anniversary of the end of the iraq war in his weekly address. >> while the war itself remains a source of controversy here at home, one thing will never be in doubt -- the members of our armed forces are patriots in every sense of the word. they met every mission and performed every task that was asked of them with precision, commitment and skill. >> well, the president spent friday at ft. bliss in texas praising the soldier for their work in defeating saddam hussein and helping rebuild iraq. >>> president obama is on the cover of the new "time" magazine, the issue coming out just before the democratic national convention. the interof interview is about what president obama knows now after his first term and as he's running for a second. the president gave "time "the interview on air force one. joining me is adam sorensen, associate editor of "time." glad you're here. this is a big article. >> thanks for having me. >> the title of the article is "what he knows now: obama on popularity, partisanship and getting things done in washington." what surprised y
and iraq. if you're going to sabre rattle about invading iran there'll be a cost at home we'll have to bear. >> thank you for bringing us civil iced discussion. >>> now number four of our first five web stories, fears that the asian carp could reach the great lakes. the fish have infechted the mississippi and illinois rivers. on friday the u.s. army corps of engineers released a report saying that after a study of 18 canals the fish have no easy path to the great lakes. or get the yard ready for cool weather? the answer? a lot less. the great american fix-up is going on now... ...with new projects every week and big savings every day. so you can do what needs to be done. today. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. prep your garden for fall. three bags of earthgro mulch is just $10. i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. t
to war in iraq. generally speaking, the american foreign policy doesn't change a lot between democratic and republican administrations. for good reason. so i don't think there's a lot of hay to be made by governor romney in foreign policy. he needs to stick to the economy. he just can't seem to do that. we've got six weeks left. >> okay. howard dean, michael steele, guys, great to see you both. thank you so much. >>> in tad's office politics, my conversation with larry sabato. we talked about his predictions for who will take the house and senate this year and why virginia is the paris of politics. >>> first, i asked larry about the elect ral advantages for an incumbent president. >> historically, incumbents have won twice as often as they've lost if they've sought a second term. history alone suggests that there is an advantage to incumbency. then you look at the particulars and the specifics. first of all, while the economy could be stronger, certainly on jobs, as a whole, it isn't weak enough in historical terms to cause the defeat of an incumbent. there's going to have to be more th
've been focused in iraq, they've been focused in al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. but what's happening in mali and eastern libya, and the fact that perhaps the administration needs to refocus its energies on securing the victory that they want to claim victory for in libya, this is more -- all the more reason why perhaps this is a good time for the administration to re-examine what it has not done in libya. >> okay. ambassador mark ensberg, good to see you as always. thank you. >>> straight ahead suspicious republican voter registrations in florida. the fallout next here on "weekends with alex witt." with the spark cash card from capital one, sven's home security gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2
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